Thanks to Occupy Las Vegas, tourists caught a glimpse of "The Real Vegas": the unemployed, the working poor, the struggling students, the struggling seniors. This is the side of Vegas that LVCVA would rather not advertise.
When you thought of starting this business, what did you imagine your life would be like? What did you dream of having? Do you have the family or fun time you thought you’d have by this time? Are you any closer to fulfilling your dreams than when you started?
Then, I got curious. How the hell does anyone take advantage of someone who is, at least, intelligent enough to accumulate investment capital? What does it take to convince a "savvy" person to get sucked into a scam? Apparently, not a lot.
Every Friday night, my Tivo fires up to save what is one of the best arguments for the existence of television, Bill Moyers Journal. As a human being and a journalist, Bill exudes the kind of  integrity that has...
Why is politics so mind bogglingly complicated? You often hear conversation  about the host of complex problems we face today and that these issues cannot be reduced to bumper sticker slogans and addressed by simplistic solutions. I say simple clear,...
There is such a sad feeling in this country now that our government seems to have completely failed us. The Occupy Movement is the 99 Percenters Response to that failure.
One way or another, America as we know it will end in 2012. We will be living in an America where a wealthy class is cemented into power and economic dominance over the majority or it will be an America where the majority rallies to retake their nation and democracy back.
Fewer and fewer of the folks who contributed to the success of our economy actually benefited from that success. Those at the very top grew wealthier from their incomes and their investments -- wealthier than ever before. But everybody else struggled with costs that were growing and paychecks that weren’t -- and too many families found themselves racking up more and more debt just to keep up.
Mitt Romney tells his audiences that there are two things that recommend him for the Presidency: his career as a businessman and as a governor. The fact is that neither experience recommends him.
  It is always better to have no ideas than false ones; to believe nothing, than to believe what is wrong. ~Thomas Jefferson   So here we are, about a week away from a huge decision.  Of course we've already delayed this "monumental...

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